Peng Shuai may get her wish, IOC member says

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Peng Shuai may get her wish, IOC member says

More than a week after China’s tennis player Peng Shuai dealt a possible Olympic Games blow with a controversial tweet, IOC member Dick Pound said Peng was “fine.” Peng had expressed her opinion on…

Putin signs India military pact, despite US sanctions

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Putin signs India military pact, despite US sanctions

(CNN) — India and Russia signed off on an agreement Monday to boost the two countries’ defense ties, despite continued uncertainty about the future of the US-Russia nuclear deal. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi…

Ontario Doctor Arrested, Charged with Sexual Assault

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Ontario Doctor Arrested, Charged with Sexual Assault

A Toronto doctor has been arrested and faces six counts of sexual assault, the Justice Department of Canada announced Monday. Dr. Mohammad Akhter of Toronto was arrested Thursday and charged. Akhter is also alleged…

Bristol Old Vic: Nick Lazzarini pulled from touring shows

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Bristol Old Vic: Nick Lazzarini pulled from touring shows

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Nick Lazzarini is the only remaining member of Phonzitiro’s team, according to Phonzitiro Company Nick Lazzarini has been pulled from the company’s touring shows by his employer the…

U.K. bans six Nigerian officials from visiting London

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U.K. bans six Nigerian officials from visiting London

By Michael D. Shear NEW YORK — Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari denounced Britain’s decision to ban six Nigerian officials from visiting the country as “politically motivated and discriminatory,” and said the men would be…